00 HOUSE BILL NO. 329
01 "An Act establishing an interactive social media connection in the electronic bill
02 tracking system of the legislature."
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:
04 * Section 1. AS 24.20.055 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:
05 (b) The legislative council shall direct the executive director of the Legislative
06 Affairs Agency to establish a social media connection in the electronic bill tracking
07 system of the legislature to provide the public with the opportunity to comment on
08 public policy issues, bills, and resolutions. The social media connection shall include a
09 means for allowing a member of the public to communicate support for or opposition
10 to a bill or resolution, a means for allowing a legislator to track public comments
11 about a bill or resolution, a system for providing a legislator with immediate electronic
12 notice of public comments submitted on a bill or resolution, and a means for a
13 legislator to review public comments about public policy issues and suggestions for
14 improving state government.